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#239: Trillion-Dollar Company

January 24th, 2020 · 97 minutes

Andy learns about Android's TalkBack Accessibility mode at the worst possible time, while Flo appreciates that her co-host knows how to dress like a Trillion-Dollar Company. The two dive into the controversial design changes of Google's search results, Sundar Pichai's call for regulation of artificial intelligence, and why Google "gets away with so much." We'll also touch upon new rules proposed by the San Francisco Pride organization to cut back on corporate pride, and we'll run through the latest details of Microsoft's software plan for the foldable, Android-based Duo tablet.

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